New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to issue $235 million for small business aid

LONG BRANCH, New Jersey (WPVI) -- In New Jersey, small businesses will be getting a much-needed boost as they look to bounce back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy was in Long Branch Tuesday, where he announced $235 million in aid.

The funds will help hundreds of small businesses and nonprofits across the state.

The governor calls small businesses the backbone of the Garden State's economy.

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